Morie Gertz, MD

Morie Gertz, MD

Hematology Rochester, MN

Professor of Hematology & Oncology, Mayo Medical School

Office Address

  • 200 1st St Sw
    Rochester, MN 55905
    Phone: (507) 284-2511

Morie Gertz, MD

Hematology Rochester, MN

Professor of Hematology & Oncology, Mayo Medical School

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Hematologic Oncology
  • Clinical Interests: Amyloidosis; Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia

Education & Training

  • Mayo School of Graduate Medical EducationMayo School of Graduate Medical Education
  • Rush University Medical CenterRush University Medical Center
  • St Joseph HospitalSt Joseph Hospital
  • Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of MedicineLoyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
  • Northwestern UniversityNorthwestern University
  • Northwestern UniversityNorthwestern University

Certifications & Licensure

  • AZ State Medical LicenseAZ State Medical License1989 - 2016
  • MN State Medical LicenseMN State Medical License1979 - 2016
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineMedical Oncology
  • American Board of Internal MedicineHematology

    Awards, Honors, & Recognition

    • Jan Waldenstrom Medal for Medical and Scientific Achievements in Waldenstrom's Macroglobulinemia in ParliamentMayo Clinic, 2014
    • America's Top DoctorsCastle Connolly, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005, 2004
    • America's Top Doctors for CancerCastle Connolly, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2006, 2005

    Clinical Trials

    Publications & Presentations


    Journal Articles

    • Potential new risks of lenalidomide  Gertz MA , Buadi FK, Leuk Lymphoma, 9/1/2014
    • Treatment recommendations for patients with Waldenstrom macroglobulinemia (WM) and related disorders: IWWM-7 consensus  Dimopoulos MA, Kastritis E, Owen RG, Kyle RA, Landgren O, Morra E, Leleu X, Garcia-Sanz R, Munshi N, Anderson KC, Terpos E, Ghobrial IM, Morel P, Maloney D, Rummel M, ..., Blood, 8/28/2014
    • Risk adapted therapy for multiple myeloma: back to basics  Kumar SK, Gertz MA, Leuk Lymphoma, 4/22/2014

    Books/Book Chapters

    • Multiple myeloma: diagnosis and treatment  
      Gertz MA , Rajkumar SV
      Editors: .Springer, New York
    • Amyloidosis: diagnosis and treatment  
      Gertz MA , Rajkumar SV
      Editors: .Humana Press, New York
    • Hematologic malignancies: multiple myeloma and related plasma cell disorders  
      Gertz MA , Greipp PR
      Editors: .Springer, Berlin


    • De novo multiple myeloma after kidney transplantation Safadi S, Leung N, Cosio F, Amer H, Gertz M , Rajkumar V, Hayman S, Lacy M, Dispenzieri A, Am J Kidney Dis, 5/1/2014
    • Prediction of poor mobilization of autologous cd34+cells in multiple myeloma (mm): implications for risk-stratification Costa LJ, Nista EJ, Buadi FK, Lacy MQ, Dispenzieri A, Kramer CP, Kang Y, Gertz MA , Stuart RK, Kumar SK, Transfusion, 9/1/2013
    • Electrocardiographic findings in transthyretin-related cardiac amyloidosis O'Donnell E, Klarich K, Olson A, Lin G, Brady P, Dispenzieri A, Gertz M , Zeldenrust S, Grogan M, J Am Coll Cardiol, 3/1/2013


    • Therapy is not indicated for high risk smoldering Waldenstrom Macroglobulinemia Debate London, England - 8/1/2014
    • Transplant for IgM amyloidosis London, England - 8/1/2014
    • Complications of IgM proteins London, England - 8/1/2014

    Grant Support

    • Phase 3 Stem Cell Transplant For Light Chain AmyloidosisNational Cancer Institute
      2005 - 2011

    Professional Memberships

    Hospital Affiliations

    Insurance Accepted

    • Aetna Choice POS II
    • Aetna HMO
    • BCBS Blue Card PPO
    • BCBS California PPO
    • BCBS Florida BlueCare HMO
    • BCBS Florida NetworkBlue
    • BCBS Florida Preferred Patient Care PPO
    • BCBS Illinois PPO
    • Blue Shield California PPO
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Advantage
    • CareFirst BlueChoice Network POS
    • CareFirst BluePreferred PPO
    • CIGNA Open Access
    • First Health PPO
    • Great West PPO
    • Humana ChoiceCare Network PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO
    • Multiplan PHCS PPO - Kaiser
    • Multiplan PPO
    • United Healthcare - Direct Choice Plus POS
    • United Healthcare - Direct Options PPO
    • WEA Trust Preferred Provider Plan - Trust Pref
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